Derby Poker Celebrity Bourbon Bash

Guests at The Olmsted for Jim Beam’s Derby Poker Celebrity Bourbon Bash got to party and play poker with the pros on April 30. The bourbon bash celebrated the 35th anniversary of the 1980 UofL men’s basketball national championship. Local band Tony and the Tanlines provided live entertainment. The event was hosted by UofL Hall of Fame basketball coach Denny Crum and poker pro Robert Williamson III.

Photos by TIM VALENTINO

Brent Smith and Ellen Hagans.Warren Moon and Sheila Stewart.Mrs. Louisville Erica Grossberg.Erica Grossberg and Jude Lowe.Keith Zirbel, Heather Falmen, Jude Lowe and Barry Wooley.Jonathan Israel, Julie Carter and Wiley Brown.Taunya Eshenbaugh, Malisa Peach, Heather Falmen and Amy Dennison.Nicole Volz, Blessings in a Backpack CEO Brooke Wiseman and Aaron Mivelaz.Casey Thompson, Tonya York Dees and Rob Angel.Wyman Marshall, Nan Christ and Andre Wilson.Tony and the Tan Lines.Tony and the Tan Lines.Tony and the Tan Lines.Tony and the Tan Lines.Tony and the Tan Lines.Tony and the Tan Lines.Tony and the Tan Lines.Denny Crum.Robert Williamson.Margie Bell is stacking up the chips.Bill Whitcomb, Will and Kelly Myers and Glenn Gonzalez.Gary Schnabel, Chris Rich, Wael Awad, Angie Nenni, Heather Falmen and Kieth Zirbel.Jacquelyn Ha, Kirsten Ingold and Victoria Lubbers.David Harris and Katie McNeil.Micaela Skura and Tonya York Dees.Mike and Micaela Skura and Kelly Tyree.DeeDee Taylor and Jenna Perkins.Tammy York Day, Rich Stevens and Taunya Eshenbaugh.Steve and Charlena Poppes.Julie Smith and Jonathan Israel.Senator Denise Harper Angel and Glen Dreisbach.Julie Smith and Treasure Island Bill.Rachel Smoot with Peter and Erika Massey.Peter and Erika Massey.Scott Whitworth, Gerry Renders and Mike Higgs.Edwin and Debbie Albritton, Wiley Brown and Megan Albritton.